Quality Control Laboratory Technician

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
BASF Colors & Effects USA LLC has an exciting opportunity for an Quality Control Lab Technician located in our Peekskill, NY facility. BASF Colors & Effects USA LLC is a 100% wholly owned subsidiary of BASF Corporation. BASF Colors & Effects produces a broad portfolio of colorants and effect pigments in 13 sites globally. Based on their chemical expertise in the coatings, plastics, printing, cosmetics and agriculture markets, BASF?s experts offer consultative solutions. Fueled by entrepreneurial spirit, they enable innovation and growth. For our customers and our company: We live colors. We boost effects. For more information about Colors & Effects, visit www.colors-effects.basf.com at http://www.colors-effects.basf.com/ .
The Quality Control Lab Technician performs a variety of raw material, in-process and finished product production quality control duties including: raw material classification, in-process quality control, final product blending, and appearance evaluation prior to final testing and product release by Quality Assurance group.
The QC Lab Technician will:
+ Work from raw material, in-process, and final product specifications
+ Work with various production methods, techniques and procedures
+ Take analytical measurements and visual inspections
+ Work with a database history of files and records
+ Adhere to written and verbal instructions
+ Utilize various types of analytical equipment and devices including laboratory instruments, meters, gauges, microscopes, and glassware to complete quality control testing
+ Utilize computer software.
What we are looking for in a candidate:
+ High School Diploma or equivalent is required
+ Graduates of a post-secondary degree or technical program in chemistry or the sciences are preferred
+ Prior laboratory experience and/or chemical, refining, or manufacturing facility is preferred
+ Must have a strong work ethic, strong analytical and troubleshooting skills, and ability to prioritize and perform multiple tasks at the same time
+ Must possess the ability to maintain composure at all times, a strong desire to learn, the ability to work independently and efficiently, the ability to work with a diverse set of people at various levels of the organization, and a willingness to be coached
+ Ability to receive and act upon Supervisor?s written and/or verbal instructions
+ Notify Supervisor of status of work and communicate to Supervisor deficiencies in equipment and/or testing information
+ Maintain and update necessary records as instructed.
+ Use basic computer programs; learn and maintain computer skills to support BASF programs
+ Must be skilled in the safe and proper use of laboratory equipment and diagnostic instruments
+ Must comply with company policies, procedures and safety standards
+ Must have the ability to maintain excellent housekeeping practices throughout the workplace, communicate exceptions to supervisor and coworkers, and utilize current technology as required to perform duties
Job: _PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians_
Organization: _G-EDP-Pigments_
Title: _Quality Control Laboratory Technician_
Location: _NY-Peekskill_
Requisition ID: _1801556_

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